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Big Sur coastline
June 24, 2019 | Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences
New research shows that atmospheric rivers – plumes of moisture that deliver much of the west’s precipitation – have gotten warmer over the past 36... Read More
power plant
June 21, 2019
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency replaced the Obama-era Clean Power Plan this week with one that focuses on efficiency improvements at... Read More
June 14, 2019
The recipe for disaster is simple. Throughout Western North America, millions of people live in high-risk wildfire zones thanks to increasingly dry,... Read More
Boy pouring water
June 12, 2019
Intensifying climate change will increase the future risk of violent armed conflict within countries, according to a study published today in the... Read More
car
June 7, 2019 | Precourt Institute for Energy
From production to consumption, natural gas leaks claim lives, damage the climate and waste money. Research teams at Stanford are working on better... Read More
June 6, 2019 | Water in the West
A new study analyzes patterns of urban irrigation and vegetation health during extreme drought. Its findings could inform urban water conservation... Read More
June 4, 2019 | Stanford News Service
An experimental chemical bath and electrochemical filter could make contaminated fields and food chains safer.
wildfire
May 30, 2019 | Stanford Medicine
Immune markers and pollutant levels in the blood indicate wildfire smoke may be more harmful to children’s health than smoke from a controlled burn.
May 29, 2019 | Water in the West
New web portal examines, compares and explains the permitting process of groundwater pumping across seven U.S. states.

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